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- adv. In a manner not conforming to the law.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an unlawful manner; in violation of law or right; illegally.
- Illegitimately; not in wedlock.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. not conforming to the law
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Sarah Palin unlawfully abused her power as governor by trying to have her former brother-in-law fired as a state trooper, the chief investigator of an Alaska legislative panel concluded Friday.
Yes, internally displaced Sri Lankans are beginning to return home … but more than 250,000 remain unlawfully detained.
Also creates a new forensic document laboratory to collect and analyze information about the production, sale and distribution of fraudulent documents intended to be used to enter, travel or remain unlawfully in the
How do you call unlawfully occupying a country while killing millions of its citizens serving your country?
If by quoting the criminal code you are suggested that he acted unlawfully, that is simply incorrect.
And, by house breaking, that's defined as unlawfully entering the dwelling where that Iraqi civilian was killed back in April.
No one could go in or out of the harbor, except unlawfully, which is what the fishermen in town planned to do come May, setting off on moonless nights, a few sloops at a time, with the full knowledge that every man caught would be put to death for treason and every boy would be sent to Dartmoor Prison in England -- as good as death, people in town agreed, but colder and some said more miserable.
WASHINGTON -- The Social Security Administration agreed to repay more than $500 million in benefits that were "unlawfully" withheld from thousands, according to a statement issued Tuesday by the National Senior Citizens Law Center.
Since Mr. McDermott supposedly knew that the tape had been illegally recorded when he received it, the court ruled that he got it "unlawfully" and could be punished, like someone who "is guilty of receiving stolen property."
"Report: US soldiers 'unlawfully' shot Reuters cameraman"